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Stephen Colbert did his best possible whale affect after Trump's 'Prince of...

Stephen Colbert did his best possible whale affect after Trump's 'Prince of Whales' tweet


Stephen Colbert cracks jokes about Trump’s ‘Prince of Whales’ tweet – Business Insider

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Stephen Colbert pulled out a whale impression as he joked about President Trump calling Prince Charles the “Prince of Whales.”

  • President Trump called Prince Charles the “Prince of Whales” in a tweet on Thursday.
  • He later deleted the tweet and tried again with the correct spelling.
  • Stephen Colbert joked about the typo in his opening monologue on “The Late Show” later that night.
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Stephen Colbert showed off his talent for whale sounds when he mocked President Trump for his “Prince of Whales” tweet on Thursday.

The president misspelled Prince Charles’ title in a tweet on Thursday, calling him the “Prince of Whales” instead of the “Prince of Wales.” He later deleted the tweet and sent another one with the correct spelling.

About Stephen
Stephen or Steven is a common English first name. It is particularly significant to Christians, as it belonged to Saint Stephen (Greek Στέφανος Stéphanos), an early disciple and deacon who, according to the Book of Acts, was stoned to death; he is widely regarded as the first martyr (or “protomartyr”) of the Christian Church. The name “Stephen” (and its common variant “Steven”) is derived from Greek Στέφανος (Stéphanos), a first name from the Greek word στέφανος (stéphanos), meaning “wreath, crown” and by extension “reward, honor, renown, fame”, from the verb στέφειν (stéphein), “to encircle, to wreathe”. In Ancient Greece, crowning wreaths (such as laurel wreaths) were given to the winners of contests. Originally, as the verb suggests, the noun had a more general meaning of any “circle”—including a circle of people, a circling wall around a city, and, in its earliest recorded use, the circle of a fight, which is found in the Iliad of Homer.The name, in both the forms Stephen and Steven, is commonly shortened to Steve or Stevie. In English, the female version of the name is “Stephanie”. Many surnames are derived from the first name, including Stephens, Stevens, Stephenson, and Stevenson, all of which mean “Stephen’s (son)”. In modern times especially the name has sometimes been given with intentionally nonstandard spelling, such as Stevan or Stevon. A common variant of the name used in English is Stephan ; related names that have found some currency or significance in English include Stefan (pronounced or in English), Esteban (often pronounced ), and the Shakespearean Stephano . Like all biblical names, Stephen has forms in almost all major world languages. Some of these include:
Esteban (Spanish; Spanish pronunciation: [esˈteβan]);
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Esteve (Catalan);
Estève (Occitan);
Étienne (French);
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Setefane (Sotho);
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Stefan (German, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, and Serbian; German pronunciation: [ˈʃteːfan]);
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Степан/Stepan (Russian, Ukrainian);
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Štefan (Slovak and Slovenian);
Stefana (Malagasy);
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Stefanos (modern Greek, modern Hebrew, and Estonian);
Stefans (Latvian and
Steffan (Welsh);
Stepan (Armenian);
Štěpán (Czech);
Stepane (Georgian);
Steponas (Lithuanian);
Stiofán (Irish);
Sutepano (Japanese);
Szczepan (Polish); and
Tapani (Finnish).
In the United Kingdom, it peaked during the 1950s and 1960s as one of the top ten male first names (ranking third in 1954) but had fallen to twentieth by 1984 and had fallen out of the top one hundred by 2002. The name was ranked 201 in the United States in 2009, according to the Social Security Administration. The name reached its peak popularity in 1951 but remained very common through the mid-1990s, when popularity started to decrease in the United States.

Stephen Colbert did his best whale impression after Trump's 'Prince of Whales' tweet

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Read more: Trump mistakenly refers to the Prince of ‘Whales’ soon after criticizing CNN for a typo and the internet is losing it

Colbert lampooned the typo on ” The Late Show” later that night.

Stephen Colbert did his best whale impression after Trump's 'Prince of Whales' tweet

“Prince of Whales, fantastic guy,” Colbert said, putting on a Trump voice. “I threatened him with plankton tariffs, OK? I mean, I scared this guy, I got right up in his krill, but he says wonderful things about me like …”

Colbert then started making whale noises to the delight of the audience.

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